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The department's goal is to provide the highest quality of emergency service through prevention, preparedness, response and recovery programs, to promote community awareness and participation in fire prevention and disaster preparedness.

Customer-Centric Strategic Plan

In April 2015, we completed our first Customer-Centric Strategic Plan. This plan was developed through the valued cooperation of community residents, area administrators, fire officers, firefighters and staff members. This plan will provide a framework to expand the continued delivery of excellent fire, emergency medical, rescue and fire prevention services to our community. On behalf of the Lemont Fire Protection District Board of Trustees, I would like to thank those individuals who dedicated their time and energy to assist in creating our plan. This document is a dynamic tool that will be updated as projects are completed and performance benchmarks are achieved. Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with our Vision for Excellence.

Sincerely,
George Rimbo
Fire Chief

Lt. Jack Bright Retires



After Twenty-Two years of service, Lieutenant Jack Bright retired from The Lemont Fire Protection District, his last shift day was June 3, 2015. Jack was hired as Firefighter/Paramedic in May of 1993 and served as a Lieutenant for the past 16 years. In recognition of his Twenty-Two years of service and dedication Jack was awarded a plaque and presented with a new American flag that the District raised and then retired in honor of his last shift. We wish you all the best in your retirement Lt. Bright!

Are Sparklers Really Safe

Hardworking Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to fireworks and outdoor cooking. Each year, in the United States, more than 3,500 children and adults receive injuries from sparklers. Most people do not realize that the tip of sparkler can burn up to as high as 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit, which is enough to cause third degree burns. This temperature is hot enough to warp, melt and sag steel. Many adults place a sparkler in the hands of a child, unaware of these dangers. The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public display conducted by trained professionals. More than 80% of E.R. fireworks injuries involve fireworks consumers are permitted to use.

Get A Smoke Detector

If you are a resident of the Lemont Fire Protection District we may able to supply you with a battery operated smoke detector or replacement battery at no cost.

This program has been made available thanks to funding provided by FEMA working together with the Lemont Fire District Board of Trustees. 

Contact us at 630-257-0191 or email us at jhawthorne@lemontfire.com for information.

Application for a Free Smoke Detector

According to the National Fire Protection Association, between 2003-2006, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms... Learn more













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Request A Tour

To request a tour of the Fire Station, contact Joyce at (630) 257-0191 or you can email her at jstanislawski@lemontfire.com

PRESS STATEMENT

America's #1 Disaster Threat

Home fires kill more Americans than earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornados combined.

Home fires occur every 85 seconds and cause massive harm each day:

  • 7 people die
  • 36 people are injured
  • $18 million in damage to homes

Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Recall Summary

This recall involves Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014, combination smoke/CO alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014, and combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture date between October 22, 2013 and May 13, 2014.

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The Lemont Fire Protection District provides Life Safety services to you and your family

  • Fire Suppression
  • Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Services
  • Specialized Technical Rescue Teams - Dive, Aerial, Confined Space, Trench
  • Cause and Origin & Arson Investigation Team
  • Fire Prevention Bureau - Fire Inspection & Public Education
  • Hazardous Materials Services

The Lemont Fire District protects an area of approximately 40 square miles and serves the Village of Lemont along with portions of Woodridge, Darien, Bolingbrook, & Homer Glen.

Lemont Fire District Firefighter Eligibility List

Safety information

The nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) offers free, non-commercial information about the lifesaving benefits of installing fire sprinkler systems in new one- and two-family homes. Learn more at www.HomeFireSprinkler.org Help children learn about fire safety and the basics of home fire sprinkler protection at www.SprinklerSmarts.org

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